Commercial Real Estate Litigation

Our attorneys have years of experience and accumulated knowledge in resolving real estate disputes. Collectively, we have the bench strength and broad skills to ensure that our clients' needs are met, wherever and whenever they occur.

We represent a broad range of parties, including agents, brokers, landlords, tenants, management companies, developers, engineers and investors. We understand that real estate transactions typically occur within a short timeframe, and that disputes must be dealt with quickly and decisively.

We provide dispute resolution in several key areas, including:

Easements

We assist clients in negotiating and resolving disputes with public utilities, municipal authorities and private parties with respect to a range of easements, access and other issues.

Foreclosures

We represent lenders—including banks, savings and loans, and other creditors—and owners in disputes related to the real estate assets of distressed business, including condemnations and foreclosures.

Landlord/Tenant Disputes

We represent parties on both sides of the table in enforcing and ensuring compliance with landlord/tenant agreements, including leases, injunctions, forcible entry and detainer actions.

Contract Enforcement

We provide guidance to clients in the full range of real estate contract disputes, including purchase and sales agreements, bids, and leases.

Investment Disputes

Our attorneys assist clients, ranging from individual investors to investment companies and REITs, in resolving claims related to all forms of real estate financing and investments, such as conventional term and construction mortgage financing, participating and shared appreciation mortgages, sales and lease-backs, split term and residual interests, mezzanine financing, and multi-tiered equity structures.

Limited Partnerships

We assist individuals and entities involved in joint ventures, partnerships, and limited liability companies, to quickly and effectively resolve conflicts arising from breaches of agreements and contracts, including providing assistance with exit strategies and dissolution of partnerships.